Beware the "Dark Side" of Light Traps

December 4, 2017

The Old Reliable for generations of entomologists, the light trap remains perhaps the best catchall collecting device to sample large numbers and species of insects, but it also may mask infestations of some insect-borne illnesses and even expose humans to disease vectors. So suggests a paper published today in the Journal of Medical Entomology, catchily titled “The Dark Side of Light Traps.”

 

Read more: https://entomologytoday.org/2017/12/04/entomologists-urged-to-beware-the-dark-side-of-light-traps/

 

 

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